Our stockist spotlight series continues with Kristin, owner of Home Malone in New Orleans. Beginning as a furniture refinishing side-hobby in 2011, Home Malone has grown into a gorgeous, Deep South shop featuring painting classes and thoughtfully made goods from small businesses from all over the country. Kristin's heart behind her shop is so evident as she strives to not only build community surrounding her business, but support others in the process.
If you're like us, Mother's Day is totally one of those sneaky holidays that always comes quicker than we expect it to. If you're stumped on what to give your sweet mom this Mother's Day, don't you worry... we've put together the perfect Mother's Day Gift Guide (way ahead of time!) to make Mother's Day shopping a total breeze. Our shop is full of amazing woman-owned businesses, so consider this list the ultimate girl power guide to gifting your mom with the best of the best products this Mother's Day.
Since we seem to have a thing for local makers, we've decided to carry on the theme for our next installment in this series! Allow us to introduce you to Kylee Barnard, founder of Silk Diaries. Kylee is a true creative and total boss babe. Her compassion and drive behind Silk Diaries is truly inspiring, and we hope your heart is warmed as much as ours was as we read her story.
Our Stockist Spotlight series features amazing business owners around North America who carry Slow North products. The Slow North family is growing all the time, and we are blown away again and again by our stockists’ visions for thoughtful, curated spaces and products. It is our privilege to be among the incredible vendors chosen to represent their shops. We are ecstatic to introduce you to some of our stockists right here on the Slow North blog!
Next up in this series, we are thrilled to introduce you to one of our favorite local ceramic artists, Kristen Saksa Juen! Kristen’s vibrant joy and true passion for her work is contagious, and when visiting her studio a few weeks back, we couldn’t help but be inspired by her love of her craft. We loved hearing how she got started, and we know you will walk away inspired by her story.